Baltimore area residents can get free medical and dental services this weekend

Baltimore area residents can get free medical and dental services this weekend

Remote Area Medical, a non-profit provider of free pop-up clinics, will offer medical and dental services in Northeast Baltimore this Saturday and Sunday. All services are free and no identification is required. Services include general practice exams, women’s health exams, dental cleanings, dental fillings, tooth extractions, and dental x-rays. The nonprofit also typically offers free … Read more

College student interviews the medical director of the Ohana Center for the mental health podcast

College student interviews the medical director of the Ohana Center for the mental health podcast

College student interviews the medical director of the Ohana Center for the mental health podcast Updated: 11:40 am PDT June 1, 2023 May is Mental Health Awareness Month, and a Bay Area college student is using her personal experience with depression and anxiety to advocate for other teens and young adults struggling with mental health … Read more

How to Keep Your Family’s Medical Benefits – California Health Care Foundation

Med-Cal renewal papers spread out on a table.

A Medi-Cal renewal form can be difficult to understand, especially for people who primarily speak a language other than English. Typical forms include 15 or more pages of questions about living household members, tax return status, income, health coverage, and financial assets. Photo: Claudia Boyd-Barrett This story originally appeared in the California Health Report and … Read more

This non-profit healthcare system cuts patients with medical debts

This non-profit healthcare system cuts patients with medical debts

Many hospitals in the United States use aggressive tactics to collect medical debt. They flood local courts with collection lawsuits. They keep the salaries of the patients. They seize their tax refunds. But a wealthy nonprofit healthcare system in the Midwest is among those taking it a step further: withholding care from patients who have … Read more

Health care coalition opposes medical spending, eye scrutiny initiative

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Influential health interests are maneuvering a potential $19.4 billion infusion into Medi-Cal, California’s Medicaid program, while also seeking a 2024 election initiative to permanently block that funding, KFF Health News has learned. The Coalition to Protect Access to Care, which includes groups representing doctors, hospitals, insurance companies and clinics, is lobbying Governor Gavin Newsom and … Read more

Researchers combine cannabis and psilocybin for medical treatments

Researchers combine cannabis and psilocybin for medical treatments

The combination of cannabinoids and psilocybin in a single formula for the treatment of physical and mental health problems has taken one step closer to reality, as described in a product patent of a leading cannabinoid laboratory, CaaMTech. CaaMTech, based in Issaquah, Washington, less than 20 miles southeast of Seattle, is analyzing how the two … Read more

Governor Ron DeSantis signs the nation’s strongest legislation for medical freedom

Governor Ron DeSantis signs the nation's strongest legislation for medical freedom

Permanent Protections for Floridians from the Biomedical Security State DESTIN, Fla.Today, Governor Ron DeSantis signed into law four pieces of legislation that protect Floridians from medical mandates, empower physicians, and prohibit the dangerous profiteering of functional research. Through these comprehensive pieces of legislation, Governor DeSantis codified permanent COVID-19 protections in the state and positioned Florida … Read more